Abu Dhabi T10 2021: Delhi Bulls fall to Northern Warriors in Match 9
The Northern Warriors completed a comprehensive win over the Delhi Bulls by 32 runs, at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, in the last match of the day.
Delhi Bulls v Northern Warriors, 9th Match, Group B, Abu Dhabi T10
Delhi Bulls 105/7 (10 ov)
Northern Warriors 137/3 (10 ov)
Result – Northern Warriors won by 32 runs
Delhi Bulls won the toss and chose to field and the Northern Warriors took a while to get going - Waqas Maqsood (1-1) not allowing much of anything in his 2 overs. Nicholas Pooran (54) didn't stay quiet too long though, as he smashed a half century before being removed by Dwayne Bravo.
Rovman Powell 24* and Fabian Allen 28* kept the momentum going and the Warriors ended up with a huge total of 137/3 off their 10 overs.
Fall of wickets: 1-10 (Lendl Simmons - 2.2 ov), 2-56 (Brandon King - 5.1 ov), 3-80 (Nicholas Pooran - 7.2 ov)
In reply, the Bulls were needing to turn over 13 runs an over to get close to their target. After 5 overs, at the halfway stage, they were 53/2 with both Rahmanullah Gurbaz and Evin Lewis back in the hutch.
It was all too much for the Bulls, with the run rate up to 19 an over required, and the steam ran out of the run chase with wickets falling as well. At 91-4, with 2 overs to go, the match was lost. Wayne Parnell bowled brilliantly, at the death, taking a hattrick – he finished with figures of 3-15 off his 2 overs.
Fall of wickets: 1-29 (Rahmanullah Gurbaz - 2.5 ov), 2-40 (Evin Lewis - 3.6 ov), 3-69 (Adam Lyth - 6.3 ov), 4-82 (Ravi Bopara - 7.2 ov), 5-93 (Sherfane Rutherford - 8.2 ov), 6-93 (Dwayne Bravo - 8.3 ov), 7-93 (Ali Khan - 8.4 ov)
Northern Warriors won by 32 runs and Nicholas Pooran was Player of the Match.
Delhi Bulls - Rahmanullah Gurbaz (WK), Evin Lewis, Ravi Bopara, Adam Lyth, Sherfane Rutherford, Mohammad Nabi, Dwayne Bravo (C), Fidel Edwards, Shiraz Ahmed, Waqas Maqsood, Ali Khan
Northern Warriors - Nicholas Pooran (WK/C), Lendl Simmons, Rovman Powell, Brandon King, Waseem Muhammad, Fabian Allen, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Wahab Riaz, Wayne Parnell, Rayad Emrit, Junaid Siddique
Date - 2021-01-30 16:30 PM
Venue - Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi
Toss - Delhi Bulls won the toss & elected to field
Umpires - Nigel Llong, Lyndon Hannibal
TV Umpire - Paul Baldwin
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